Student visas

Changes to Student Visas

Changes to Student Visas The Australian Government has announced several changes to the student visa arrangements to support international students. The Government will recommence granting student visas in all locations outside Australia. So, when the borders re-open, students who have visas will be able to enter Australia. Students who study online outside Australia due to … Continued
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Visa and Immigration Policies – May 2021

Visa and Immigration Update – May 2021: Listen to the podcast here: Grace Always More Podcast The international travel landscape is shifting and evolving and will continue to do so, with countries imposing COVID-19 border restrictions and quarantine periods.  This has significantly impacted visa and immigration policies, and the Australian Government has been forced to … Continued
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Jane Riley – Grace Mobility General Manager

Jane Riley is somewhat of a Relocations industry veteran, who has over the past 25 years, seen the sector evolve and mature. We asked her some questions about her team, the role, what motivates her and what the future holds for the industry. We started by asking Jane how she got started in the removals/relocations … Continued
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The Subclass 482 Visa in the times of COVID-19

About this Visa The visa has three streams: Short-term, a visa period up to two years* with one onshore extension of two years (unless an ITO applies). Must meet Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirements. No pathway to permanent residence Medium-term, a visa period up to four years* (unless an ITO applies) with no limit on … Continued
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Cyclone Smart – Preparing Australians for 2020-21 Cyclone Season

Considering the extreme weather we’ve been experiencing, the Department of Fire and Emergency Services WA has published Cyclone Smart – a bulletin educating the local communities of the risks, behaviours and steps to action if affected by a cyclone. On average, Australians experience nine to eleven cyclones each year. The Australian cyclone season runs approximately … Continued
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Pet Travel Policy in the Hot Weather Update

As part of our ongoing commitment to setting the highest standards of care for travelling pets, Jetpets has updated our Hot Weather and Brachycephalic policies to ensure pet’s safety, comfort and welfare. When quoting for this summer season we will try to ensure pets are not flying in the hottest part of the day. Putting … Continued
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Australia – Extension of visas for Hong Kong Passport Holders

August 2020 – as recently announced by the Australian Government, the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has extended the length of visas for the skilled (visa subclass 482) and temporary graduate visas (visa subclass 485) to a maximum stay of five years for Hong Kong passport holders. For those Hong Kong passport holders who on … Continued
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Grace Mobility introduces Customer Advocacy Service

To contain the rate of infection and spread of the novel coronavirus, many Australian states have closed their borders to non-essential travel. COVID-19 border control requirements are different state to state, however a restriction that will affect interstate travellers is the necessity to enter a self-isolation period of 14 days. In the case of an interstate migration, this … Continued
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Grace Mobility: Year in Review

The Grace Mobility team continues to support our clients and their employees in relocating both nationally and internationally. The year culminated in the first annual TEMI Gala. The Employee Mobility Institute (TEMI) is Australasia’s foremost community-based network of Global Workforce Management professionals, solely focused on supporting individuals and organisations develop and grow their cross-border talent … Continued
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